Past Officers

OSA's century of success reflects the vision of its remarkable and committed leaders.

Past Presidents

Ian Walmsley
2018

Eric Mazur
2017

Alan Willner
2016

Philip Russell
2015

Philip H. Bucksbaum
2014

Donna Strickland
2013

Tony F. Heinz
2012

J. Christopher Dainty
2011

James C. Wyant
2010

Thomas M. Baer
2009

Rod C. Alferness
2008

Joseph Eberly
2007

Eric Van Stryland
2006

Susan N. Houde-Walter
2005

Peter L. Knight
2004

G. Michael Morris
2003

Anthony M. Johnson
2002

Richard C. Powell
2001

Erich P. Ippen
2000

Anthony E. Siegman
1999

Gary C. Bjorklund
1998

Janet S. Fender
1997

Duncan T. Moore
1996

Tingye Li
1995

Robert L. Byer
1994

Elsa Garmire
1993

Joseph W. Goodman
1992

John N. Howard
1991

Richard L. Abrams
1990

Herwig Kogelnik
1989

William B. Bridges
1988

Robert G. Greenler
1987

Jean M. Bennett
1986

Robert R. Shannon
1985

Donald R. Herriott
1984

Kenneth M. Baird
1983

Robert P. Madden
1982

Anthony J. DeMaria
1981

Warren J. Smith
1980

Dudley Williams
1979

Emil Wolf
1978

Peter Franken
1977

Boris P. Stoicheff
1976

Arthur L. Schawlow
1975

F. Dow Smith
1974

Robert E. Hopkins
1973

Aden B. Meinel
1972

Bruce H. Billings
1971

W. Lewis Hyde
1970

Karl G. Kessler
1969

Arthur F. Turner
1968

John A. Sanderson
1967

Van Zandt Williams
1966

Seibert Q. Duntley
1965

Richard C. Lord
1964

Stanley S. Ballard
1963

David L. MacAdam
1962

Wallace R. Brode
1961

James G. Baker
1960

John D. Strong
1959

Irvine C. Gardner
1958

Ralph A. Sawyer
1955

Deane B. Judd
1953

Brian O’Brien
1951

William F. Meggers
1949

Rudolf Kingslake
1947

George R. Harrison
1945

August H. Pfund
1943

Archie G. Worthing
1941

Kasson S. Gibson
1939

Arthur C. Hardy
1935

Wilbur Bramley Rayton
1933

Loyd A. Jones
1930

Irwin G. Priest
1928

William E. Forsythe
1926

Herbert E. Ives
1924

Leonard Thompson Troland
1922

James P.C. Southall
1921

Floyd K. Richtmyer
1920

Frederick E. Wright
1918

Perley G. Nutting
1916

Past Treasurers

Stephen Fantone
1996-2013

John Bjorkholm
1992-1996

Dow Smith
1980-1991

Archie Mahan
1961-1979

Edward McAlister
1954-1960

 

Walter Graeper
1941-1953

Henry Kurtz
1932-1941

Adolph Lomb
1916-1932